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door stadium on the convention’s final night, citing iffy weather for Thursday. With a chance of thunderstorms on the horizon, Obama will accept his party’s nomination indoors before about 15,000 people at the Time Warner Cable Arena. Obama planned a national conference call Thursday to those who won’t get in to the smaller hall. Convention CEO Steve Kerrigan said the speech was moved

“to ensure the safety and security of our delegates and convention guests.” But GOP spokeswoman Kirsten Kukowski cast it as Democrats downgrading the event “due to lack of enthusiasm.” Rep. Patrick McHenry, a North Carolina Republican, speculated the decision “has to do more with attendance” than weather. Whatever the reason, the shift ensured there would be no repeat of the scene from 2008, when Obama accepted the Democratic nomination in a packed-to-thegills, 84,000-seat stadium in Denver, complete with ivory columns. Republicans mocked that as “The Temple of Obama.” The move also reduced the likelihood of anti-Obama hecklers, since most of the crowd will be official convention goers. CALVIN WOODWARD (AP)

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said Wednesday that while Obama opposes the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United case that all but unraveled campaign-finance laws, he needs to use all available tools for raising money. “We’re not going to bring a butter knife to a gun fight,” she said. Obama raised a remarkable $750 million four years ago, but his advisers now acknowledge that the incumbent likely will be outspent this time. JACK GILLUM (AP)

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so most foreign troops can withdraw from the country by the end of 2014. President Hamid Karzai’s government hopes Afghan forces can take responsibility for security nationwide by that time. The U.S. military is taking precautionary measures, too, and recently stopped training about 1,000 members of the Afghan Local Police, a controversial network of village-defense units that is growing but remains a fraction of the country’s army and police force. Karzai has expressed concern that without careful vetting, the program could end up arming strongmen or criminals. This year, 45 international service members, mostly Americans,

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have died at the hands of Afghan soldiers or policemen or insurgents in their uniforms. There were at least 12 such attacks in August alone, resulting in 15 deaths. Defense Ministry spokesman Mohammad Zahir Azimi said that hundreds of Afghan National Army soldiers were removed from the service, but he declined to provide an exact number. Lt. Gen. James Terry, commander of the U.S.-led coalition’s joint command in Afghanistan, told Pentagon reporters Wednesday that he had heard 200 to 300 soldiers were removed in the revetting process, but that he had not yet confirmed those numbers. AMIR SHAH AND DEB RIECHMANN (AP)

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Turkey accused Syria of “state terrorism” Wednesday after a sharp spike in the death toll from the Syrian civil war, and Iran came under new scrutiny, with the U.S. alleging that Tehran is flying weapons to President Bashar Assad’s regime across Iraqi airspace. “The regime has become one of state terrorism,” said Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, once a close ally of Assad. With violence escalating in the nearly 18-month-old crisis, strains rippled across the region as Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi urged Assad to take a lesson from the Arab Spring uprisings and step down. “It’s too late to talk about reform,” Morsi said. “This is the time for change.” However, there appears to be no end in sight for the conflict that activists say has claimed the lives of 23,000 people. (AP)


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M^o:e[ij^[>kcWd=[dec[CWjj[h5 The human genome is made up of about 3 billion “letters” (formally known as “nucleotides”) along strands that make up the familiar double helix structure of DNA. Particular sequences of these letters form genes, which tell cells how to make proteins. Those proteins, in turn, build the cells and tissues of living organisms. People have about 20,000 genes, but the vast majority of DNA lies outside of genes, and scientists set out to study that mysterious 98 percent of the human genome that is not, strictly speaking, genes.

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One key participant, Ewan Birney of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Hinxton, England, compared the new work to a first translation of a very long book. “This is the science for this century,” Birney told The Washington Post. “In this century, we will be working out how humans are made from this instruction manual.” The trove of f indings was released in 30 papers published by three scientific journals, while related papers appear in some other journals. In all, the 30 papers involved more than 500 authors. The project is called ENCODE, for Encyclopedia of DNA Elements. The discovery of the switches may help scientists in their search for the biology of disease, particularly common conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease

and asthma, scientists said. Studies have found that DNA variations that predispose people to such common disease often lie outside the genes, raising the question of how they could have any effect. The new work finds evidence that many of these variations fall within or near regulatory regions identified by the ENCODE project, suggesting a way they could meddle with gene activity. Birney said that with the finding of widespread activity across a person’s DNA, scientists will be debating how much of it is really crucial to life. Still, “it’s worth reminding ourselves that we are very, very complex machines,” Birney said. “It shouldn’t be so surprising that the instruction manual is really pretty fearsomely complicated.” MALCOLM RIT TER (AP)

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In third year under Haslett, defense aims to be dominant force The 2010 season was all about installing a new defense. The 2011 campaign: adding better tools and sharpening those already in use. Now, Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and his players hope that 2012 marks their rise to dominance. There were plenty of growing pains in 2010. As they learned new positions and philosophies on the fly, the Redskins took their lumps, finishing the year ranked 31st out of 32 defenses. But last season, with a year in the 3-4 scheme under the belts of linebackers Brian Orakpo, London Fletcher and Perry Riley and defensive end Adam Carriker, after drafting outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan and the free agent signings of nose tackle Barry Cofield and end Stephen Bowen, Washington featured a much more formidable defensive front. With improved ability to get to the quarterback, the upgraded front seven powered the defense’s rise to 13th in the league. The Redskins, who mustered only 29 sacks in 2010, racked up 41 in 2011. Over the past offseason, the Redskins accomplished two key goals, re-signing both Fletcher and Carriker, whose contracts had expired. The signings ensured that the front seven will remain intact. The hope is that continuity breeds further success. “When the Pittsburgh Steelers went to the 3-4 back when Bill Cowher took over their first year, they

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were 25th,” Haslett said. “Their second year, they were 13th and their third year they were third … I do think that there is so much volume to it that it is a learning process. I am not saying that we are going to make those jumps. I’m just saying it takes a while to get players and, obviously, to understand. I think if you talk to the players, to a man,

they feel good about it.” Familiarity has lent itself to more f lexibility and creativity. Haslett plans to use Cofield on more stunts, making him more of a factor in the pass rush. And the coach will have Orakpo and Kerrigan switch sides to take advantage of mismatches rather than just restricting them to right and

The Cowboys topped the Forbes list for the sixth-straight year, becoming the first American sports franchise worth more than $2 billion. (AP)

At least a few times this year, I’ve been ribbed for switching allegiances from the baseball team of my youth to the Nationals. Growing up in Bethesda in the 1980s, I, like many of my friends, rooted for the Orioles — the only game reasonably close to town at the time. It didn’t hurt that Cal Ripken was the face of the franchise and Camden Yards re8oCWjj vitalized the team (until Im[died Peter Angelos went and ruined it). But I always wanted a team in D.C., even if it was a bad one. Switching to the Nats in 2005 wasn’t hard — and this season has been spectacular to watch. So am I a bad person if I was excited to see the O’s claim a share of first place in the American League East on Tuesday night? Part of the joy is seeing the big bad Yankees choke, but the bulk of my feelings stemmed from childhood. I doubt I’m alone here.

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left, respectively. “We’re just being creative out there as a defensive front,” Orakpo said. “Whether it’s lining up on either side, moving around, if it’s a three-down look and me being the spinner. It’s just us, trying to create more mismatches and take advantage of it. We’re doing all that.”

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There’s no confusion about which team I’d want to win if there was — gasp — a World Series between Baltimore and Washington. But I still want to see the Birds get there. Just because the Nationals are a great story, even without the Stephen Strasburg drama, doesn’t mean the O’s aren’t worth cheering on, too. The Orioles still mean something to a lot of Washingtonians. There’s no sense denying it. This is a win-win for both sides.

Health. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday the donation to the foundation, which helps raise private funding for the NIH, the nation’s leading medical research agency. The research is designed to benefit athletes and the general population, including members of the military, Goodell said. (AP)

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Phillies Top the Reds Erik Kratz hit a three-run home run, Chase Utley added a two-run shot, and Roy Halladay stayed perfect when given a big lead as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-2 on Wednesday. Halladay, 4-1 in his past six starts, is 110-0 when he is staked to a lead of at least four runs. (AP) FHE87I;87BB

Dickey Wins 18th Game R.A. Dickey became the first pitcher in the majors to win 18 games this season as the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 Wednesday. The knuckleballer is the first Mets pitcher to reach the mark since Frank Viola (20-12) and Dwight Gooden (19-7) both did it in 1990. (AP)

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took to the ice Tuesday in preparation for a season that might not start on time. “I was going to come here ready [to play],” Backstrom said Tuesday. “If there’s going to be a lockout, I want to get ready the same as I always do.” That sentiment stretched to the front office, where first-year coach

Adam Oates and general manager George McPhee were operating with a “business-as-usual” mindset. “As of right now, I’m acting as if it’s going to get resolved,” Oates said. Oates understands the feelings that the players could be experiencing as another work stoppage looms. He was with the Boston

Bruins during the 1994-95 lockout that ultimately limited the NHL to 48 games. “Every day you’re calling [teammates] waiting to hear,” he said. “It’s very similar to what guys are going through now. You go through every feeling … a little uneasy, a little, ‘Oh well, it’ll get resolved,’ a little curious, then ‘Man, I kind of miss it.’ ” If and when the 2012-13 season begins, the Caps will focus on returning to the top of the Eastern Conference after a down year by their standards. McPhee said the threat of a lockout is not enough to impede progress. “We’re prepared to get going here,” he said. “If it changes, we’ll adjust. We have to be ready to go.” ADAM VINGAN (FOR E XPRESS)

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You thought you were the only one out there digging orchestral pop, ’50s jazz, ’60s Brazilian psych-folk and bossa nova. Then Norwegian troubadour Sondre Lerche, right, came along to sweep you off your feet. (The man even plays the glockenspiel. Swoon.) Catch him live to prepare for his upcoming disc, “Bootlegs,” a collection of concert recordings. 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW; Fri., 6 p.m., $15; 202-2650930, 930.com. (U Street)

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So Funny, It Hurts The conventions are nearly over, and as the election season wears on (they’ve been campaigning since 2002, right?), we need a little entertainment. Enter “Photo-Op,” a 60-minute opera from the ’90s that satirizes modern presidential politics. It’s hard to believe no one’s ever brought this political piece to D.C., but UrbanArias’ production is the local premiere. Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; through Sept. 15, $22; 703-875-1100, Artisphere.com. (Rosslyn)

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The National Zoo’s new American Trail brings new digs — and some new faces — to the neighborhood. ;,

A Special Bond Last year’s “The Artist” made Jean Dujardin, right, a household name (and an Oscar winner) in America. Not everyone knows that before he played George Valentin, he was basically a live-action “Archer” in “OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies,” a French James Bond spoof set in the 1950s. The film, playing this weekend, has more than Dujardin in common with “The Artist”: Writer-director Michel Hazanavicius and leading lady Bérénice Bejo worked on both films, too. AFI Silver, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring; Fri., 9:45 p.m. & Sat., 8:10 p.m., $11:50; 301-495-6720, Afi.com/ silver. (Silver Spring)

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### FREE PERFORMANCES 365 DAYS A YEAR ### CENTER STAGE These performances are part of Center Stage, a pilot program created by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with New England Foundation for the Arts.

8 SAT # Papermoon Puppet Theatre The Indonesian artists perform Mwathirika, a non-verbal production set in 1965 during the infamous “Year of Living Dangerously.”

EVERY DAY AT 6 P.M.

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The duo performs a demented blend of gypsy, circus, American roots music, and the avant-garde that has been captivating audiences all over America.

Celebrating one year of Huffington Post D.C., the Top 5 brings together some of D.C.’s finest in comedy, storytelling, sideshow, music, and more.

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7 FRI # Williamsburg

SUN # Huffington Post D.C.’s Top 5

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MON # J’nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano

Salsa Orchestra

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Celebrate the one-year birthday of MyTix with a 5 p.m. salsa lesson, followed by a performance by this 11-piece band that plays dynamic arrangements of songs by Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and many more.

The recipient of the 2012 Marian Anderson Award—a grant for American singers in mid-career—performs a free recital.

MyTix, part of the Rubenstein Arts Access Program, is generously funded by David and Alice Rubenstein.

ALL PERFORMERS AND PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

DAILY FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS. 5–6 P.M. NIGHTLY # GRAND FOYER BARS

Live Internet broadcast, video archive, artist information, and more at

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WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA INSIGHTS Enjoy an hour-long free preview of musical highlights from upcoming WNO mainstage productions by members of the DomingoCafritz Young Artist Program.

Under the auspices of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), the Kennedy Center presents an evening of new musical theater.

11 TUE # Mozart’s

19 WED # Joe Kinosian

Don Giovanni

12 WED # Zeb & Haniya

15 SAT # Donizetti’s

With original songs and more, the acclaimed Pakistani singer-songwriter duo has paved the way for many female musicians active on the Pakistani music scene today.

The Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program is made possible through the generous support of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.

18 TUE # Ti-Coca

and Wanga-Nègès Masters of Haiti’s acoustic twoubadou (troubadour) tradition, Ti-Coca and his band serve up a program that blends Mereng (merengue), contra-dance, and Cuban influences.

13 THU # Los Tres Reyes The Mexican trío romántico from Texas— consisting of the traditional three suave male voices, backed by two or three guitars—sings romance-drenched lyrics in lush harmony. Part of Homegrown: The Music of America concert series.

For more information call: (202) 467-4600 (202) 416-8524 T T Y

The Millennium Stage was created and underwritten by James A. Johnson and Maxine Isaacs to make the performing arts accessible to everyone in fulfillment of the Kennedy Center’s mission to its community and the nation. The Millennium Stage is brought to the public by Target Stores, with additional funding provided by Capital One Bank, Citibank, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Hilton Worldwide, The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, Jaylee M. Mead, The Meredith Foundation, the Millennium Stage Endowment Fund, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Dr. Deborah Rose and Dr. Jan A.J. Stolwijk, Thomas W. Haas Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education.

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and Kellen Blair

Kinosian and Blair perform selections from their Murder for Two, a twoperson murder mystery/musical comedy that had its world premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

14 FRI # U.S. Army Blues The premier jazz ensemble performs a program of big band music.

16 SUN # Radio Jarocho The group specializes in contemporary repertoire inspired by son jarocho music, the traditional music from southern Veracruz, Mexico.

SAT 8 # PAPERMOON PUPPET THEATER

17 MON # Sean Keane The master fiddler and member of the Grammy®-winning Irish group The Chieftains brings his own band to the stage.

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Avant-garde composer John Cage was a genius, an instigator and a lover of all kinds of sounds Cki_Y John Cage’s name never quite fit. As one of the 20th century’s most important experimental composers and intellectuals, Cage, who died 20 years ago, resisted constraints, striving instead to allow sounds to be sounds. “I remember loving sound before I ever took a music lesson,” he said in the 1949 talk “Lecture on Nothing.” “And so we make our lives by what we love.” The John Cage Centennial Festival, which runs through Monday at venues all over Washington and marks the 100th anniversary of the American composer’s birth, works much like one of Cage’s compositions, providing portals of insight into this great thinker’s art — which, in addition to music, included dance, painting and writing. Cage’s compositions are more than just notes on paper. (In the case of his famous 1952 piece “4’33”,” which consists of four minutes and 33 seconds of silence, it’s not about notes at all.) Rather, they are wide-eyed invitations to open your mind and tune into the aural elements of everyday life. As Arnold Schoenberg, one of Cage’s teachers, once said, “Of course he’s not a composer, but he’s an inventor — of genius.” Cage used found objects (scrap metal, kitchen utensils) for percussion, stuck objects into pianos to toy with tonality and employed the “I Ching,” an ancient Chinese text on divination, to construct his pieces randomly. If all of this sounds a little

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weird for your tastes, that’s a great thing — and exactly how Cage would want a newbie to encounter his work. While Cage can be appreciated without prior study, the Centennial Festival is making a point of educating audiences on his background and legacy :edÊj via panel discusC_ii sions and pre-conFriday is all cert lectures. about hitting things at American “You’re preparUniversity. At ing the environment 4 p.m., Thomas for the listener,” says DeLio gives a musician and festilecture on “Organic Structure val co-creator Steve in John Cage’s Antosca. “You’re givEarly Percussion ing them some mateMusic,” followed by rial to work with, to six hours of understand what’s performances by Percussion Group about to happen.” Cincinnati and Red If the sheer scope Fish Blue Fish. of the festival seems On Sunday at overwhelming, or 6:30 p.m., festival understanding its co-creator Steve Antosca performs namesake’s way-out methods too dauntwith the National Gallery of Art New ing, consider the Music Ensemble at advice Cage once the gallery, gave himself, as told tackling a wide range of pieces by to Joan Retallack in 1991 for the 1996 Cage and others. book “Musicage”: “What I’m proposing, to myself and to other people, is what I often call the tourist attitude — that you act as though you’ve never been there before. So, you’re not supposed to know anything about it. … If you get down to brass tacks, we have never been anywhere before!” CHRISTOPHER PORTER (FOR E XPRESS)

Various venues, through Monday. For a full list of events, venues and performers, visit Johncage2012.com.

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Kd#9W][ZC[beZo Pianist Margaret Leng Tan worked with John Cage and will perform two of his works.

P[dWdZj^[7hj E\@e^d9W][ “[Music] is an affirmation of life,” John Cage said in the 1957 lecture “Experimental Music,” “a way of waking up to the very life we’re living, which is so excellent once one gets one’s mind and one’s desires out of its way and lets it act of its own accord.” Buddhism had a tremendous influence on Cage’s work, and one of the most elucidating talks will be “Cage and Zen” by Centennial Festival co-creator Roger Reynolds (Sat., 6:45 p.m., at the Freer Gallery of Art). Pianist Margaret Leng Tan will then perform Cage’s “Four Walls” (1944) and “Music for Piano #2” (1953), with the latter accompanied by “10 Stones,” a piece of video art by Rob Dietz based on Cage’s 1989 watercolor painting of the same name. “My concert is a good starting point because the music is so listenable,” Tan says. “It’s not that ‘kapink-a-ponk’ style of music. It’s very much from the heart; it’s a very honest, personal piece.” “Four Walls” was a “dance-drama” composed for choreographer Merce Cunningham, Cage’s life partner and frequent collaborator. The more meditative “Music for Piano” series was created by following the imperfections of the paper on which they were written. With the two pieces, Tan says, “You can see the two sides of John Cage’s personality: before he discovered Zen and after he discovered Zen.” C.P.


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At Woolly, actors brush up on their body slams and get ready to rumble IjW][ Professional wrestlers insist their matches aren’t fake. We know better than to argue with them. But what about the fighting in a scripted play about professional wrestling — that has to be fake, right? Joe Isenberg, the fight choreographer for “The Elaborate Entrance of

Chad Deity,” wants to beat that idea right out of you. The stage wrestling featured in the show, now playing at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, is in no way phony, he says. “They’re really hitting the ground” — pine boards and steel girders with a measly inch of foam on top. “Chad Deity” is interested in the personas of wrestlers — and the mentalities of winners and losers in a sport where the outcome is known from the beginning. The Mace (Jose Joaquin Perez) is one of those losers: It’s his job to get beaten up over and over and over

Shawn T. Andrew (who plays Chad Deity) and Jose Joaquin Perez (aka The Mace) get in the ring.

J^[Ijeho Chad Deity (Shawn T. Andrew) is the reigning champion of his wrestling club, thanks to such perennial (predetermined) losers as The Mace (Jose Joaquin Perez). Then The Mace and his buddy VP (Adi Hanash) take on new wrestling personalities, and, with them, new strength.

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Powerbomb: One wrestler flips the other onto his shoulders and then drops him 6 feet to the mat. “It’s amazing how little force is needed to make the gravity intensify exponentially,” Isenberg says. Superkick: “The reason why a superkick is called a superkick,” Isenberg says, “is because it’s that much more super than any other kick. It’s really the je ne sais quoi awesomeness of the superkick.” A superkick is, unlike most kicks, a fight-ending move. Grand entrance: Before the fight, each wrestler makes a dramatic entrance to explain why he’s called “The Viking” or “The Chicken” or whatever. “Professional wrestling is about broad strokes,” Isenberg says. “How can we define this character in as dramatic and glitzy a way as possible?”

again. And it’s Isenberg’s role to keep the inauthentic fighting authentic. With a Kenan Fellowship from the Kennedy Center (the first for stage combat), he worked on a production of “Chad Deity” at Actors Theatre of Louisville with wrestler Al “The Snowman” Snow. Isenberg learned that stage wrestling is nothing like ordinary theatrical fighting. Fight choreographers tend to specialize in knives, guns and swords: “You use all those for Shakespeares. And Shakespeares. And more Shakespeares,” Isenberg says. In traditional stage-combat training, actors can develop their moves gradually, starting slow and working up to speed. Every moment is controlled, and actors can stop the fight at any time if they feel uncomfortable. “In professional wrestling, your third partner is physics,” Isenberg says. “Much like learning to do gymnastics: You can’t slow down a flip because you’ll fall on your head

and break your neck.” The play’s choreography gets a boost from the real-life wrestling talent. One of the actors, James Long (who plays a variety of bad-guy wrestlers over the course of the show), is a professional wrestler. He wrestles for Ohio Valley Wrestling (“The Harvard of professional wrestling,” according to some) under the name Paredyse, described as the “Fabulous, Flamboyant, Femmeboy Phenom of Wrestling.” Long helps with drills and with establishing the mentality of the wrestling ring, which is as devoted to glamor as Miss America. “Chad Deity isn’t Chad. If he’s Chad, he’s just another guy,” Isenberg says. “But if he has all the glitz, I want to be this guy.” FIONA ZUBLIN (E XPRESS) Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW; through Sept. 30, $35-$68; 202-393-3939, Woollymammoth.net. (Gallery Place)

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Galleries of artifacts donated by members and 31 period rooms, each representing a state, purpose and style, stand up for such evergreen ideals as knickknack collecting, bold color palettes and indestructible wood furniture. With its Chinese-inspired branches and birds, the snazzy hand-painted wallpaper in the New York room could be straight from a modern-day nest-

ing catalog. The Massachusetts room is modeled on the parlor where John Hancock and Sam Adams received Paul Revere’s news that the British were coming. Look for the bullet holes in the paneling and furniture of the New Jersey room — the wood was salvaged from the British frigate Augusta, sunk during the Revolutionary War. The library is a hot destination for genealogical researchers. Don’t expect to waltz in and instantly discover you’re DAR-eligible: These things take time.

The New York room’s bird-bedecked wallpaper is still on trend today.

1776 D St. NW; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.4 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free; 202-8793241, Dar.org/museum. (Farragut West)

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squawks, barks and howls have finally replaced beeping trucks and blaring jackhammers. After five years of planning and renovation, the zoo’s new American Trail exhibit opened to the public last weekend. Most of the greenery surrounding the winding, sloping trail is meant to evoke the Pacific Northwest, with such plants as white birch, red maples, ferns and holly. The true stars of the new area, of course, are the animals — many of whom lived here previously, albeit in less-plush surroundings. Here are some of the trail’s must-visit residents. K ATIE ABERBACH (E X PRES S)

@eWdMWbi^ In her controversially titled new book, “What’s the Matter with White People? Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was,” Salon.com editor and MSNBC analyst Joan Walsh writes about more than race. Walsh, who speaks at Politics and Prose on Friday, explores how liberals and conservatives have perpetuated an “us vs. them” narrative that obscures the real American experience.

This is your first book on politics. Are these ideas you’ve had for a while? I have always been interested in why the white working class, once the bedrock of the Democratic base, became the bedrock of the Republican base. So I set out to tell the story of how people in my own family fell away from the Democratic Party.

How does your family fit into that larger narrative? There was a divide in my family. The three brothers [Walsh’s uncles] who went to religious orders had college educations, and they became liberals. The two brothers and a sister who did not go to college became conservative. I’ve had conversations where it sounds like I was saying liberalism is the smart choice and conservatism the uneducated choice. I truly don’t believe that. I know my family [members] are all smart, and they have reasons to believe what they believe.

That family story gives the book more heft than your typical election-year title. I use my family because most of us are not as close to the immigrant experience as prior generations. It’s important to share stories. STEPHEN M. DEUSNER (FOR E XPRES S) Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW; Fri., 7 p.m., free; 202-364-1919, Politics-prose.com. (Van Ness)

Ief^_[" 9Wb_\ehd_WI[WB_ed (Zalophus californianus) Meet one of the National Zoo’s newest darlings: 14-month-old Sophie, one of four female sea lions who live in the American Trail’s largest pool enclosure along with a gray seal (and, starting this fall, three more seals). The daughter of sea lion Calli, 7, who’s also in the exhibit, Sophie already seems interested in others — even humans. “She has that pup’s curiosity,” says animal keeper Christina Castiglione, “and she does seem to interact with viewers” at the two shaded underwater viewing areas. In the sea lions’ daily demos, Sophie and Co. will display some of their species’ typical behaviors, including vocalizing, twirling in circles on rocks and in the water, and reaching up to touch objects with their noses. Keep an eye on Sophie’s development over the next few years, Castiglione says. “She’s very inquisitive, very excited to learn new things, and she is at the beginning of her training. You’re going to be able to see her grow.” And not just skillwise: The pup, who now weighs under 100 pounds, is expected to reach the weight of a typical female California sea lion — 250 to 350 pounds — by the age of 5.

National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW; daily, free; 202-633-4800, Nationalzoo.si.edu. (Woodley Park)

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D_aeWdZAedhWZ"Dehj^7c[h_YWdH_l[hEjj[hi (Lontra canadensis) Brother otters Niko and Konrad (that’s one of them at right, but even the zoo isn’t sure which), age 13, are among the zoo’s old guard. Residents since 1999, they’re already used to their lush, green habitat — which was significantly expanded with new outdoor and indoor space and a wider range of viewing angles for visitors. But creatures of habit they are not: “They’re very smart, they learn very quickly,” animal keeper Malia Somerville says. “But they do have a short attention span, much like small children. You get kind of a short window, and then they’re off.” Expect to see these guys climb tree branches, forage for food and swim and dive in their pool (be sure to check out the underwater viewing area below their enclosure).


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GameFest 2.0 Saturday, September 8, 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Come play with us before Art of Video Games closes September 30! Live action games with Spontaneous Art, onscreen video games, music, craft activities, scavenger hunts, curator talk and more. Free!

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Steinway Series: Smithsonian Chamber Players Sunday, September 9, 3 p.m. Flutist Aaron Goldman, violinists Heather LeDoux Green and Teri Hopkins, violist Abigail Evans, violoncellist James Lee, and pianist Kenneth Slowik perform Schubert and Haydn. Free!

Over 220 VA Wines & 24 Wineries Gourmet Live! Cooking & Wine Demos Over 50 Unique Artists & Crafters Live Music And Much More!







Luce Unplugged Community Showcase Friday, September 14, 6–8:30 p.m. Explore thousands of art works and enjoy music from DC groups Kokayi, The Caribbean, and Alex Minoff. Local brewery DC Brau offers a free tasting from 6 to 7 p.m. (21 and older). Cash bar. Presented with the Washington City Paper. Free!

Admission Options: Two-Day Ticket: $37 General Ticket: $20 advance / $25 on-site Designated Driver Ticket: $15 / $20 on-site Parking and Kids 12 & Under Free!

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WeekendPass makes the weekend artful. Every Thursday in Express.

Take 5! The Donvonte` McCoy Septet: Lee Morgan Retrospective Thursday, September 20, 5–7 p.m. Lee Morgan penned many of jazz music’s classic standards including his famous work “The Sidewinder.” The Donvonte` McCoy Septet performs some of Morgan’s great music. Join us for a drawing workshop during the performance. Free!

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Dancers get up at Eighteenth Street Lounge.

:WdY_d] <_[dZi BWijm[[a"new dance club Tropicalia quietly opened beneath Subway at the corner of 14th and U streets, and the owners — folks who’ve had their hands in D.C.’s dance scene for years — are quickly creating a buzz. Featuring DJs blasting sounds from Africa, Latin America and the Middle East through a massive new sound system, the club is sure to attract dance fanatics from all quadrants. But the District has no dearth of dance floors for those serious about breaking it down. AMANDA ABR AMS (FOR E XPRESS)



U Street Music Hall’s Red Fridays pay tribute to Red, a now-defunct Dupont Circle club popular among B-boys, hip-hoppers and house music aficionados until its 2005 closure. U Hall re-creates that vibe pretty well, says Sylvana Christopher, a local professional dancer. “You can find a dancer from the Washington Ballet not far from a great allstyles club diehard.” (1115A U St. NW)

Eighteenth Street Lounge, known as “church” to the devoted, features local DJ Sam “the Man” Burns spinning deep soul-house on Sundays to a crowd that’s as mixed as it gets: The common denominator is dancing as freely as possible. “It’s good party, a meat market, a spiritual retreat,” Christopher says. (1212 18th St. NW)



Marvin’s Mondays offer old-school hip-hop. On Thursdays, Patty Boom Boom’s Live 95 has reggaeton, ska and dancehall music. The latter is crowded and super-sweaty — so save it for a week when you’re craving hard-core boogying. (2007 14th St. NW) Tropicalia, 2001 14th St. NW; 202-6294535, Tropicaliadc.com.

Shakespeare’s Globe brings a shorter, simpler and, yes, funnier version of ‘Hamlet’ to the Folger IjW][ “Hamlet,” like many Shakespearean tragedies, ends in a bloodbath. At the end of the play, there are three stabbing victims and one poisoned queen on stage; add in the corpses that are offstage (more stabbings, a drowning), and you’ve got quite a body count. Good thing the title character is such a comedian. “He’s a genius, first off,” says Michael Benz, who will be playing the iconic Dane as the Folger hosts the D.C. debut of the production by Shakespeare’s Globe t heater of London. “A nd like most geniuses, [he’s] really, really clever and really, really funny. They know how to get the humor out of Benz the macabre. There’s humor all the way through it, and I try to bring out as much as I can. Great humor comes out of moments of horribleness.” This version of “Hamlet” is a lot leaner than what you might remember. The play — which can run upward of four hours when nothing is cut out — has been trimmed to a brisk 2½ hours here, mostly by losing the whole warwith-Norway subplot that even your high school English teacher probably breezed over. This is less of an affront to Shakespeare, Benz says, than an accurate reflection of what would have happened in Shakespeare’s time. “It would have been cut and sliced 400 years ago when on the road,” he

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says. “They’ve cut bits here and there, but all the juicy bits are in there. People go in knowing it’s slightly slimmed down, but they often say, ‘We didn’t notice any of the cuts.’ ” Benz still used the full text as he prepared to take on what is perhaps the most famous Shakespearean role — or possibly the most famous part in the Western canon. “I actually read the unedited, unadulterated version at least three or four times before reading our version,” he says. But “I made a decision to just focus on our version and not to think about the stuff that’s cut. I look at it as our version.” Another reflection of the Globe’s method (when in London, the cast performs in a replica of the famous Elizabethan theater) are the simplified costumes and sets used in the production. Benz says this gives the production “a timeless kind of quality.”

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That quality is helpful in other ways, he admits. “Certainly from a practical point of view, since we’re not in full Elizabethan garb — I’m not in tights, the ladies are not in corsets — there’s a certain ease we have onstage.” KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (E XPRESS)

Folger Theatre, 201 E. Capitol St. SE; Sat. through Sept. 22, $35-$85; 202-544-7077, Folger.edu. (Capitol South)

Ikdd&0 There’s metal that grunts about Satan with wailing guitars and drums trying to beat you to death. Then there’s drone. Los Angeles’ Sunn 0))) takes its name from a type of amplifier, which makes sense considering the band’s music is a hypnotic series of LOUD sustained notes with minimal instrumentation. (See the incredible 2003 disc “White1.”) You can feel this band vibrating your liver. And though the members dress in goofy monk’s robes, they’re not kidding. This is heavy, this is metal. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW; Thu., 8 p.m., $20; 202-667-7960, Blackcatdc.com. (U Street). SHAUNA MILLER (E XPRESS)


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Strike of the Pen In “THE WORDS,” out Friday, Bradley Cooper plays a struggling writer who swipes another author’s unpublished manuscript. Hey, writing is hard — just ask these movie authors. K.P.K. KINO LORBER

Not to get controversial, but let’s just pretend that, at some point, some spiritual leader might have fudged some details of his life. Maybe he spent only 20 days under the bodhi tree. Or maybe he had a hand in carving a couple of stone tablets. Or maybe he wasn’t exactly born in a manger in Bethlehem. How much do the details matter to his students? Does one false statement render his message invalid? For the film “Kumaré,” opening Friday, director Vikram Gandhi reinvented himself as a new-agestyle guru named Kumaré. He claimed to have been born in rural India (not true) and developed a “blue light” ritual to help people see their true selves (kind of true; he invented it but admits it was largely nonsense) and eventually amassed a group of followers by explicitly telling them that all gurus are false and all the knowledge they need is already inside them (true?). Gandhi believes in his message but chose to spread it through pure lies. “Kumaré” has, rather unfairly, been compared to such pseudodocumentaries as Sacha Baron

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Cohen’s “Borat,” though “Kumaré” lacks any satiric edge. “It’s an easy comparison,” Gandhi says. “On the surface, it’s a person pretending to be somebody else. The only thing similar is what the most brilliant parts of ‘Borat’ do — the parts that show this misunderstanding of the rest of the world.” The recent trendiness of yoga and other Eastern spiritual tradi-

tions gave Gandhi an edge when he began his “ministry” in Arizona. “There’s a need to look to the East for a deep wisdom we don’t have in the West,” Gandhi says. “Or a kind of spiritual inferiority complex that I think first world and Western nations have.” Though Gandhi did not model Kumaré on a particular person, “he comes out of the stereotype of an Indian guru.”

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Kumaré was a real presence while Gandhi was shooting. “Any time I left the house I was in character, whether planning a shot list or planning a [yoga] class,” he says. “In those ways, Kumaré was involved in making the film. “But when we had dinner afterward,” Gandhi says, “I may have been wearing the clothes, but not speaking in the accent.” Or imparting universal wisdom. KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (E XPRESS)

West End Cinema, 2301 M St. NW; opens Friday, $8-$12; 202-419-3456, Westendcinema.com. (Foggy Bottom)

WRITTEN BY EXPRESS’ KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY

Salute Their Shorts COURTESY DC SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL

The DC Shorts Film Festival begins this week, which means 10 days of films specifically targeting the short-attention-span crowd. (Isn’t that all of us, at this point?) What you get at this strong, competitive local festival is the ability to absolutely gorge yourself on films, some of which are shorter than the last YouTube clip you posted on Facebook. The 140 films are divided into 16 showcases, some of which come with Q&As that feature free snacks prepared by local chefs to go along with one of the movies. (We liked “Look to the Cookie,” a six-minute documentary about a 110-year-old New York bakery. Milk might be nice to bring to that one.) If you want to see nothing but the best of the best, you’ll want to attend one of the Best of Fest showcases (Sept. 15 and 16), which feature award-winning films and those voted as audience favorites. Locations vary; through Sept. 16, $12-$125; “Look to the Cookie” captures a day in the life of a bakery owner.

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There are lots of tricks to bust through writer’s block. In 1990’s “Misery,” Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates) discovers that Paul Sheldon (James Caan) responds really well to a sledgehammer.

(Truman Capote Of all the versions of Capote that have cropped up in films, none has been creepier than Philip Seymour Hoffman’s portrayal in 2005’s “Capote.” The story of how “In Cold Blood” came to be is an extreme example of how far a writer will go to finish.

)Charlie Kaufman Charlie Kaufman is a real guy who wrote 2002’s “Adaptation.” In the film, Kaufman (Nicolas Cage, who also plays Kaufman’s fictional twin) is trying to write a movie based on an article about orchids written by another writer and let’s all go lie down now.

*Joe Gillis In 1950’s “Sunset Boulevard,” screenwriter Gillis (William Holden) gets a ticket out of the starving-artist life when he’s hired by silent-screen star Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson) to write her comeback. Unfortunately, his last stop is facedown in her pool.

+Jack Torrance All work and no play (and a haunted hotel and alcoholism and having Shelley Duvall as your wife) makes Jack a murderous boy in 1980’s “The Shining.” Writer’s block kills, kids.


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Visitors stand in front of an old-fashioned sign at Union Market during a preview event in June. The new market’s grand opening is Saturday.

Old-fashioned, handmade sodas have been coming back in a big way the past few years at local restaurants. I’ve sipped and savored some great ones this summer, including the deeply spicy ginger beer at Arlington’s Green Pig Bistro (1025 N. Fillmore St.; 703-8881920) and the refreshingly citrusy cherry yuzu soda at J&G Steakhouse (515 15th St. NW; 202-661-2440). But my favorite carbonated concoction of late comes from Gina Chersevani, who’s cur8oAWj_[ rently manning the 7X[hXWY^ Eddy Bar inside Capitol Hill’s Hank’s Oyster Bar (633 Pennsylvania Ave. SE; 202-733-1971) and is the owner of the soon-to-open Buffalo & Bergen soda shop in Union Market (see story, right). Chersevani’s blueberry soda float is a decadent treat: fizzy bright-purple soda, made with syrup from fresh blueberries, topped with two gloriously melty scoops of vanilla ice cream. The drink, pre-stirred, is an ombre masterpiece: Frothy pale shades of cream merge into violet and fuchsia, which recede into deep, dark, regal purple. Chersevani believes every sip of a soda should deliver a new taste and that the beginning of the drink should be completely different from the middle and the end. An initial skeptic of this “journey,” I experienced exactly that (and, yes, I did stir up my drink a bit): My early gulps were tangier than my final few. The middle was complex, with alternating tastes of berries and cream. So, guess which stall will be my first stop when I visit Union Market? Read Katie’s column every other week here and at Expressnightout.com.

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NE (between 5th and 6th streets), opens Saturday with all the makings of an artisanal food paradise in the middle of one of D.C.’s up-and-coming-butnot-quite-there-yet neighborhoods. This corner has been used as a market space for decades — most often called the Union Terminal Market — but it has transformed over generations from an outdoor meat and egg bazaar to a tamer indoor space. Eventually, 40 vendors will sell baked goods, produce, local meat and dairy and other food-focused goods from stalls arranged throughout the space (which will also include areas for customers to sit and eat food bought on the premises). Here are a few of the first vendors open for business. K ATIE ABERBACH AND FIONA ZUBLIN (E X PRES S) 1309 5th St. SE; opens Sat. 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Unionmarketdc.com. (NoMA-Gallaudet)

8k\\Wbe8[h][d Bartending luminary Gina Chersevani’s newest endeavor is an 18-seat soda shop, complete with a staff of soda jerks. Buffalo & Bergen (Buffaloand bergen.com) is named after the intersection where Chersevani’s mom grew up in Brooklyn. “There was a soda shop there called Norma’s, and my mom always said it was the best soda ever,” Chersevani says. “In 2007, I made a chocolate egg cream soda with tequila. My mom tasted it, and she said, ‘It’s good, but it’s not like Norma’s.’ ” Her mom’s judgment inspired Chersevani to try to impress at her own soda shop. Sixteen fizzy drinks will be available — as regular sodas or as floats, creams or cocktails. More than 100 combos are possible. Food-wise, Brooklyn is still an inspiration: Chersevani will offer various versions of knishes, from traditional potato to Indian barbecue. F.Z.

HWffW^WddeYa H_l[hEoij[hi Cousins Travis and Ryan Croxton were born into an oyster family: Their grandfather started Rappahannock River Oysters (Rroysters.com) on the coast of Virginia in the 19th century, and, when the state leases came up for renewal, Travis and Ryan had to make a choice: take over or give up the family tradition. “So we started researching how to grow oysters,” Travis Croxton says. “We made it our mission to re-establish oysters in the Chesapeake and get them to be a thing of pride again.” Rappahannock River Oysters’ stall at Union Market — which will seat 20 — will focus (obviously) on the raw bar, with seafood-heavy small plates and artisanal beers rounding out the menu. Rappahannock River Oysters are key, but Travis says the bar will feature other varieties of local oysters as well. F.Z.


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=[jj^[IYeef Just a day after its grand opening, Union Market hosts the second annual D.C. Scoop, an ice cream competition among various frozen dessert purveyors, including Pitango, Sinplicity and Taharka Bros. A panel of VIPs will judge, but all visitors will receive three free tasting tickets and can buy full-size servings. Sun., 1-4 p.m. free; Unionmarketdc.com/events.

:$9$ ;cfWdWZWi H_]^j[eki9^[[i[ Mix educational cheese tastings, wine and beer flights and gourmet food shopping, and you’ve got Righteous Cheese (Righteouscheese .com), fromager Carolyn Stromberg’s new business. Stromberg has worked with cheese in and around D.C. for seven years, honing her expertise at Cheesetique and Cowgirl Creamery, among other dairy destinations. Most recently, she’s offered cheese-tasting instruction to soldout crowds through her business, the Cheese Course, and run the cheese program at Seasonal Pantry. At Righteous Cheese (whose name pokes fun at the selfrighteous nature of foodie culture), Stromberg will continue to help “demystify cheese.” “I want guests to be comfortable and be able to explore new things and try new things and not be intimidated by pronouncing the name of the cheese wrong,” Stromberg says. Visitors can expect to find between 40 and 50 cheeses for sale, many small-batch, seasonal and local. For those who can spend a little more time considering Camemberts, Stromberg will offer three daily cheese flights (paired with beer, wine or nonalcoholic drinks) at her 10-seat bar. K.A.

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Settling into its first fixed location, D.C. Empanadas will sell many of the deep-fried, stuffed pastries regulars know and love from the company’s sky-blue food truck — along with plenty of new menu additions. Anna Bran-Leis, who owns D.C. Empanadas with her husband, Shawn Leis, will manage the Union Market location while Leis will keep the truck on the road. At the market, D.C. Empanadas’ menu will feature the classics (such as the truck’s most popular “traditional” empanada, containing seasoned shredded beef, tomatoes, raisins, onions, green olives and cilantro). Expect a few new empanadas with higher-end ingredients and flavor combos as well (such as a beef Wellingtoninspired empanada and another containing duck meat). Over nearly two years in business, “we’ve had a lot of requests for baked empanadas,” Bran-Leis says, so the shop will also sell pre-made, pre-packaged turnovers that customers can pop into the oven at home. After the market has been open for a few weeks, the shop might also branch into brunch on the weekends, she says. “I picture one of the things that we’ll do is an arepa [a flat, round patty of cornmeal or flour] filled with cheese and a fried egg on top and chorizo hash,” Bran-Leis says. K.A.

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JWAeh[Wd TaKorean (Takorean.com) has been an exclusively wheeled operation for the past two years, but, as with D.C. Empanadas, nothing’s changing just because the business is parking. The truck will keep rolling. TaKorean’s stall at Union Market will basically be the “exact same concept and the exact same food that people expect,” owner Mike Lenard says. He predicts the fusion cuisine — soft tacos made to order with customers’ choices of veggies, Korean-style proteins and sauces — will translate equally well to the Union Market crowd. “There’s a limited amount of ingredients total,” Lenard says, “but there’s an unlimited amount of customization that the customer can do.” If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right? Still, he’s considering introducing a few new ingredients after things settle down, including Korean-style braised pork. K.A.

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19th Annual Egyptian Bazaar Presented by St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Good Shepherd Christian Academy, and Mission Life Center September 15 & 16, 2012 • 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Come enjoy a day full of FUN, FOOD, GAMES and RlDES in your own backyard! St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Church 11911 Braddock Road Fairfax, VA 22030 ❖ Taste the finest Egyptian and Mediterranean cuisine ❖ Shop for authentic jewelry, crafts and art imported from the land of the Pharaohs ❖ Enjoy rides and games for children of all ages ❖ Learn more about the historic Coptic Orthodox Church with free guided tours; also free tours for Good Shepherd Christian Academy Available.

Enter the Raffle for a chance to win a new Apple iPad© 11911 Braddock Rd. Fairfax, Virginia 22030 (703) 591-4444 • www.stmarkdc.org Directions: From 495 (beltway) take Rt. 66 West to Exit 55A to Rt.7100 South to Braddock Rd. (East). Go approx 1/2 mile to St. Mark Orthodox Church on right.

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Serving a buffet of breakfast classics and Southern dishes that will warm your heart and sing to your senses. From shrimp & grits, and buttermilk biscuits to fried chicken and gumbo, this is no snacking affair. Sip a complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary and enjoy hot carving stations, scrambled eggs, bacon, fresh-baked pastries and farm-grown fruit. We’ve turned brunch in the city into a down-home country banquet.

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American Painting: “Flowers,” works by Roger Doyle, through Sept. 22. “New Works,” works by David Baise, through Sept. 22. “Washington, DC Inside and Outside,” works in oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastel and mixed-media depict scenes from around D.C., through Sept. 22. 5118 MacArthur Blvd. NW; 202-244-3244. American University/Katzen Arts Center: “John Cage’s STEPS,” the exhibition, part of the John Cage Centennial Festival, includes sculpture, mixed-media, watercolors, multimedia installations, video and music by Cage and his collaborators, including Merce Cunningham, Ray Kass and the Mountain Lake Workshop, through Oct. 21. “Occupy This!,” a combination of art, photojournalism, historic documents and films examines the causes, activities and representation of the Occupy movement. The large part of the exhibit features work by Facing Change: Documenting America, a nonprofit photo collective, through Oct. 21. “Platforms,” outdoor, threedimensional, free-standing and wallhung sculptures installations and new media by Damian Yanessa, Patrick McGowen, Kate Kauffman, Steven Jones, Linda Hesh, Robert Bickey, Greg Braun and M. Frank, through Oct. 21. Katzen Arts Center, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW; 202-885-1300, American.edu/katzen. Arlington Arts Center: Sonreir Project, through Sept. 16. 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-248-6800, Findyourartist.org. Art Museum of the Americas: “Constellations: Constructivism, Internationalism and the InterAmerican Avant-Garde,” a look at the cultural and visual history of geometric abstraction, through Sept. 23. 201 18th St. NW; 202-458-6016, Museum.oas.org. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: “Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran,” an extensive collection of


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India and Iran,” the exhibition brings

by artists from Maryland, Delaware,

and prints, completed from 1967-1988,

“Open City: London, 1500-1700,” maps,

B.C. to the early Islamic period. Open

together a selection of 50 folios and

District of Columbia, New Jersey, New

is named for that community where

engravings and diaries chart the city’s

indefinitely, “Nomads and Networks:

paintings from India and Iran created

York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West

Diebenkorn found inspiration and

growth over two centuries, through

The Ancient Art and Culture of

under the Timurid and Mughal emperors

Virginia, through Oct. 4. 12901 Town

includes more than 80 pieces, through

Sept. 29. Ongoing exhibits: a collection

Kazakhstan,” the first U.S. exhibition

from the 15th to 17th centuries, through

Commons Dr., Germantown; 301-528-

Sept. 23. “Take It to the Bridge,” includes

of Shakespeare materials and other

to present a comprehensive overview

Sept. 17. 1050 Independence Ave. SW;

2260, Blackrockcenter.org.

temporary exhibitions, performances,

rare Renaissance books, manuscripts

of the ancient nomadic people of

202-633-1000, Asia.si.edu.

installations and interventions on

and works of art, 201 East Capitol St. SE;

Kazakhstan, who roamed the Altai and Tianshan regions of eastern Kazakhstan from roughly the sixth through the first century B.C, through Nov. 12. “Perspectives: Ai Weiwei,” the second show dedicated to the artist this year, the Sackler’s Weiwei exhibit features large-scale installations, photography and architectural designs by the Chinese artist. The show’s crowning glory is the large-scale installation “Fragments,” which Weiwei calls an “irrational structure” built out of wood from Qing dynasty temples, “Shadow Sites: Recent Work by Jananne al-Ani,” inspired by archival archaeological and aerial photographs, as well as contemporary news reportage, al-Ani has created a new body of video works that examines enduring representations of the Middle Eastern landscape, “Worlds Within Worlds: Imperial Paintings from

Artisphere: “Beyond the Parking Lot: The Change and Reassessment of our Modern Landscape,” a survey of how we use the land that surrounds our everyday lives, through Nov. 4. “Heather Day: Onsite Painting Residency,” the artist creates paintings that explore the relationships between urban decay and human interaction, through Sept. 16. “Rural Beauty: A Visual Diary of the Midwest,” brightly colored paintings and monotype prints by Pattee Hipschen, through Oct. 27. 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-875-1100, Artisphere.com. Athenaeum: “Likeness, Interpretations of Potraiture,” portraits in all media, ranging from the realistic to the abstract, through Sept. 23. 201 Prince St., Alexandria; 703-548-0035, Nvfaa.org. BlackRock Center for the Arts: “2012 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition,” 95 watercolor paintings

Connersmith: Lisa Ruyter: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, solo exhibition of D.C. native and Vienna, Austriabased painter Lisa Ruyter, opening Sat., through Oct. 20. 1358-60 Florida Ave. NE; 202-588-8750, Connersmith.us.com. Corcoran Gallery of Art: “Charlotte Dumas: Anima,” Charlotte Dumas travels the world making evocative, formal photographic portraits of animals. This show is her first oneperson museum exhibition in the United States and features a newly commissioned series of portraits centered on the majestic burial horses of Arlington National Cemetery, through Oct. 28. “Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series,” it was when he worked along the shoreline of Southern California that the American artist made the leap from figurative work to the abstract art for which he is known. This exhibition of paintings, drawings

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the Performance Bridge inside the Corcoran’s glass entryway. Many of the events take place on Free Summer Saturdays, through Sept. 15. “The Deep Element: Photography at the Beach,” get your ocean views without all the pesky sand at this exhibition of photos from the late 19th century to today, through Oct. 14. 500 17th St. NW; 202639-1700, Corcoran.org. Edison Place Gallery: “Azerbaijani Artist in Every Sense: Kamil Najafzade (1929-2011),” some 50 paintings by the late Azerbaijani painter, through Sept. 27. 702 Eighth St. NW; 202-872-3396. Flashpoint: “Polly Townsend: Slower Than This,” figurative paintings that touch on the personal and psychological elements of the artist’s practice, through Sept. 15. 916 G St. NW; 202-3151305, Culturaldc.org. Folger Shakespeare Library:

202-544-4600, Folger.edu. Foundry Gallery: The Color of Waterlilies by Judy Gilbert Levey, the artist’s vivid hues and aggressive brushing take viewers deep into farm, country and urban life that range from bucolic to frenetic, through Sept. 30. 1314 18th St. NW; 202-463-0203. Freer Gallery of Art: “Enlightened Beings: Buddhism in Chinese Painting,” an exhibit of 27 works that focus on the four main categories of the enlightened being in Buddhism, Whistler’s Neighborhood: Impressions of a Changing London, the etchings, watercolors and small oil paintings underscore the immediacy of James McNeill Whistler’s quick impressions of London’s Chelsea neighborhood from 1863 to his death. Together, the works form a panorama of Chelsea in the Continued on page E16

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M[[a[dZFWii | goingoutguide.com of work from drawings to photographs

presents a diverse program of recent

Ongoing exhibits: Visitors can try their

1880s, Jefferson Drive and 12th Street

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work by established and emerging artists

hands at lowering CO2 emissions in the

SW; 202-633-1000, Asia.si.edu.

Oct. 27. 1515 14th St. NW; 202-234-5601,

from around the world, including Dutch

Earth Lab; learn about health and the

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artist Eisinga, who filmed himself covered

brain at the Life Lab. Sixth and E streets

in bees, through Oct. 31. “Dark Matters,”

NW; 202-334-1201, Koshland-science-

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G Fine Art: Patrick McDonough; All I Want Is to Be a Happy Man, in an exhibition that takes its title from the song “Happy Man,” McDonough uses sculpture, photography, animation, rubbings and painting to evoke the life and music of the late Mark Linkous, who led the band Sparklehorse until his suicide in 2010, opening Sat., through Oct. 20. 1350 Florida Ave. NE; 202-4621601, Gfineartdc.com. Gallery at Convergence: “Envisioning the Future,” artists are asked to create works that answer the question, “What is in our future?”, through Sept. 28. 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria; 703-998-6260. Hemphill: William Christenberry: Assembled Memory, this exhibit brings together Christenberry’s vast portfolio

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: “Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/ Zodiac Heads,” recently imprisoned for speaking out against the Chinese government and now facing bail restrictions, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei isn’t likely to leave that country in the immediate future. His artwork, however, will travel – the provocative artist’s installation of 12 zodiac-inspired animal heads is on display in the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden, “Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt,” the entire museum space – walls, floor, escalator sides – will be wrapped in text-printed vinyl by the artist, immersing visitors in a hall of voices that address conflicting perceptions of democracy, power and belief, “Black Box: Jeroen Eisinga,” the museum series

the museum reopens an exhibit that explores the literal and metaphorical notions of darkness, “Directions: Antonio Rovaldi,” through a body of work ranging from video and performance to drawing and sculpture, Rovaldi often explores how the metaphor of distance is represented in art, through Nov. 30. Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW; 202-633-1000, Hirshhorn.si.edu. International Visions: “New Works by Michael Platt & Stan Squirewell,” the local artists show new works including digital images, photographs, collage and paintings, through Oct. 6. 2629 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-234-5112, Inter-visions.com. Koshland Science Museum:

museum.org. Mexican Cultural Institute: “Hina/ Jaina: On the Threshold of the Mayan Underworld (600-900 A.D.),” more than 50 “Jaina style” figurines depict various aspects of Mayan cosmology, through Sept. 22. Ongoing exhibits: a collection of objects from Mexico’s cultural past and present, 2829 16th St. NW; 202-7281628, Icm.sre.gob.mx/imw. Mount Vernon: “Hoecakes & Hospitality: Cooking With Martha Washington,”3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Alexandria; 703-7802000, Mountvernon.org. National Air and Space Museum: “Fly Marines! The Centennial of Marine Corps Aviation: 1912-2012,”

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“Investigating Where We Live,” produced

environmental impact, 401 F St. NW;

Museum of the Marine Corps, honors

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by area teenagers in conjunction with

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museum staff, this exhibition features

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photographs and writings documenting

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educational films on flight and outer

Washington’s Anacostia neighborhood,

Afghanistan and Iraq, Ongoing exhibits:

space, Sixth Street and Independence

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explore the evolution of flight, with displays, hands-on exhibitions and historic aircraft and spacecraft, from

Avenue SW; 202-633-1000, Nasm.si.edu. National Building Museum: “House & Home,” an ongoing exhibition that

Environment,” an exhibition of works by the Irish-American glass architect, indefinitely. Ongoing exhibits: learn

202-272-2448, Nbm.org. National Gallery of Art, East Building: “Deacon Peckham’s ‘Hobby Horse’,” eight paintings of children by the noted American portrait artist, including the famed depiction of two children and a toy horse, through Oct. Continued on page E19

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militia companies, by Govert Flinck

Distinguished Collection of Drawings

and rare works of traditional African art

Eye,” a look at the tools, skills and

8. “In the Tower: Barnett Newman,” the

and Bartholomeus van der Helst are

and Watercolors,” the exhibition

from throughout sub-Saharan Africa,

technologies used by the museum’s

next installment of the In the Tower

displayed, “Elegance and Refinement:

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scientists to explore the diversity

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and modern drawings and 13 paintings,

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in lifeforms and cultures, through

from the midcentury to present day,

van Aelst,” few artists were more

including a group of John Singer

includes the abstract expressionist’s

skilled than Willem van Aelst (1627-

Sargent watercolors, through Nov. 25.

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National Gallery of Art, West Building: “Civic Pride: Dutch Group Portraits From Amsterdam,” rare depictions of meetings inside the Kloveniersdoelen, the gathering place of one of Amsterdam’s three

National Museum of African Art: “Lalla Essaydi: Revisions,” a collection of 30 photographs and mixed-media works, new and old, by the Moroccan artist, “Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Highlights,” donated to the museum in 2005, the collection features unique

of these sumptuous paintings and his only known drawing, through Oct. 14. “George Bellows (1882-1925),” paintings of tenement children, boxers and New York City circa 1911, through Oct. 8. “The McCrindle Gift: A

National Museum of American History: “American Stories,” a crosssection of the museum’s vast collection of artifacts shows stories and history have shaped our national identity, “Girl Scouts 1912-2012,” a new display looks at the organization’s 100-year history, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW; 202633-1000, Americanhistory.si.edu. National Museum of Natural History: “More Than Meets the

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Marvel's The Avengers (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 9:45 Brave (PG) Digital Presentation: 2:15 Premium Rush (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:00-2:30-5:00-7:30-10:00 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:35-4:00-7:15-10:30 The Possession (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 2:00-4:30-7:00-9:30 The Expendables 2 (R) Digital Presentation: 12:30-3:00-5:30-8:10-10:45 ParaNorman (PG) Digital Presentation: 12:50 The Campaign (R) Digital Presentation: 1:00-3:30-6:15-8:45 The Dark Knight Rises: The IMAX Experience (PG-13) Digital Presentation;IMAX: 12:00-4:00-8:00 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) Digital Presentation: 1:40-4:20-7:00 Hope Springs (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:30-4:10-6:45-9:15 Lawless (R) Digital Presentation: 1:50-4:45-7:40-10:35 Hit & Run (R) Digital Presentation: 1:15-3:45-6:15-9:00 Sparkle (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 8:00-10:45 Bachelorette (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 12:01AM Celeste and Jesse Forever (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 12:20-3:00-5:45-8:20-10:40 The Words (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 12:01AM ParaNorman 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 3:15-6:00-8:30 2016: Obama's America (PG) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 12:10-2:40-5:20-7:50-10:20 Thunderstruck (PG) Digital Presentation: 5:10 Indiana Jones and The Raiders of the Lost Ark: The IMAX Experience (PG) Digital Presentation;IMAX: (!) 12:01AM

MARYLAND

AFI Silver Theatre Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Road

www.afi.com/silver

Beasts of the Southern Wild (PG-13) 1:00-3:00-5:00-7:10-9:15 Moonrise Kingdom (PG-13) 1:10-3:10-5:10-7:20-9:25 Hopscotch (R) 4:30 All About Eve (NR) 6:45 The Three Amigos (PG) 9:30

AMC Loews Center Park 8 4001 Powder Mill Rd.

www.AMCTheatres.com

The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 4:15-8:15

AMC Mazza Gallerie

AMC Loews White Flint 5

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:40-4:40-7:40 The Possession (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 3:10-5:30-8:00 ParaNorman (PG) Digital Presentation: 2:40 The Campaign (R) Digital Presentation: 1:20-3:30-5:40-7:50 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) Digital Presentation: 1:50-4:20 Hope Springs (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 2:00-4:30-7:10 Lawless (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 2:10-4:50-7:30 ParaNorman 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 5:00-7:20

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:20-4:25-7:30 The Expendables 2 (R) Digital Presentation: 2:20-5:10-7:45 The Campaign (R) Digital Presentation: 2:05-4:40-7:15 Hope Springs (PG-13) 1:35-4:10-7:00 Lawless (R) (!) 1:50-4:55-8:00

Avalon

The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (G) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:20-1:50-4:10-6:30 Premium Rush (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 11:00-1:40-4:20-6:50-9:20 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 11:45-3:05-6:20-9:40 The Possession (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:30-2:10-4:40-7:20-10:00 The Expendables 2 (R) Digital Presentation: 11:10-1:50-4:30-7:10-9:50 ParaNorman (PG) Digital Presentation: 11:05-4:10-9:10 The Campaign (R) Digital Presentation: 5:00-7:25-9:55 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:00-3:45-7:30 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) Digital Presentation: 11:25-2:20-5:10-8:00 Lawless (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 12:40-3:40-6:35-9:30 Hit & Run (R) Digital Presentation: 12:50-3:30-6:10-9:05 Sparkle (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 11:00-2:00-5:00-8:00-9:00 ParaNorman 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 1:30-6:40 Thunderstruck (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:50-2:25

3426 Connecticut Avenue N.W. www.AMCTheatres.com

5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW

www.AMCTheatres.com

5612 Connecticut Avenue

www.theavalon.org

Unforgivable (Impardonnables) (NR) One Week Only!: 3:15 Monsieur Lazhar (PG-13) One Week Only!: 1:00-6:00 Hope Springs (PG-13) 12:30-3:00-5:30-8:00

Landmark E Street Cinema 555 11th Street NW

www.landmarktheatres.com

Moonrise Kingdom (PG-13) 4:50 Robot & Frank (PG-13) 2:10 Beasts of the Southern Wild (PG-13) 7:20 Celeste and Jesse Forever (R) 7:55-10:05 The Imposter (R) 2:00 Compliance (R) 9:30 For A Good Time, Call... (R) 1:00-3:15-5:30-7:45-10:00 Sleepwalk With Me (NR) 1:15-3:30-5:45-8:00-10:00 Cosmopolis (R) 4:15

707 Seventh Street NW

2301 M Street NW

www.AMCTheatres.com

AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 800 Shoppers Way

7235 Woodmont Avenue

www.regalcinemas.com

Premium Rush (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:30-3:00-5:30-7:50-10:15 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:40-3:50-7:15-10:20 The Possession (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:20-2:40-5:00-6:30-7:20-9:00-9:40 The Expendables 2 (R) CC/DVS: 12:25-2:50-5:25-8:00-10:40 ParaNorman (PG) OC-Open Caption: 4:40-9:35 The Campaign (R) CC/DVS: 1:20-3:40-6:00-8:20-10:35 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:00-3:30-7:00-10:30 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) CC-Closed Captions: 12:15-2:45-5:15-7:45-10:25 Hope Springs (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:30-4:00 Lawless (R) CC-Closed Captions: 1:40-3:20-4:25-6:20-7:05-9:10-10:05 Sparkle (PG-13) 1:10-4:10-7:10-10:00 ParaNorman 3D (PG) CC;RealD 3D: (!) 12:00-2:20-7:15 Thunderstruck (PG) CC/DVS: 1:00 Hit & Run (R) 12:10-2:30-5:10-7:40-10:10 2016: Obama's America (PG) 12:50-3:10-5:20-7:35-9:50

West End Cinema

11301 Rockville Pike

www.AMCTheatres.com

Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema

Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14

http://westendcinema.com/

2 Days in New York (R) Julie Delpy & Chris Rock!: 3:40-5:40-7:40-9:40 Red Hook Summer (R) Spike Lee returns to Brooklyn!: 2:10-7:00-9:30

Awards,” portraits of plants, animals and people by the world’s best amateur and professional photographers, “The Beautiful Time: Photography by Sammy Baloji,” Congolese photographer and videographer Sammy Baloji explores the meaning of memory in an exhibit of collages and photographs of the copper mine industry in the Democratic Continued on page E20

(!) No Pass/No Discount Ticket Farewell, My Queen (Les adieux a la reine) (R) English Subtitles: 4:40 Searching for Sugar Man (PG-13) 3:20-5:20-7:20-9:20

The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (G) Digital Presentation: (!) 12:25-2:40-4:40 Premium Rush (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 12:30-2:55-5:10-7:20 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 1:30-4:30-7:30 The Possession (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:15-3:35-6:00-8:15 The Expendables 2 (R) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 1:00-3:25-5:55-8:20 ParaNorman (PG) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 1:00 Lawless (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 12:30-3:15-5:55-8:30 Hit & Run (R) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 6:40-8:55 Sparkle (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:30-3:00-5:40-8:20 ParaNorman 3D (PG) CC-Closed Captions;RealD 3D: 3:10-5:30-8:00 Premium Rush (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:30-2:55-5:10-7:20 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:30-4:30-7:30 The Expendables 2 (R) Digital Presentation: 1:00-3:25-5:55-8:20 ParaNorman (PG) Digital Presentation: 1:00 Hit & Run (R) Digital Presentation: 6:40-8:55 ParaNorman 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 3:10-5:30-8:00

AMC Loews Uptown 1

Nov. 4. “Nature’s Best Photography

www.landmarktheatres.com

The Intouchables (R) 4:20-7:05 Moonrise Kingdom (PG-13) 9:10 Robot & Frank (PG-13) 4:30-6:50 2 Days in New York (R) 2:10-9:30 Beasts of the Southern Wild (PG-13) 4:00-7:00 Celeste and Jesse Forever (R) 2:20-9:00 Farewell, My Queen (Les adieux a la reine) (R) 1:50 The Queen of Versailles (PG) 2:00-7:10 To Rome With Love (R) 4:10-9:20

Regal Bethesda 10 7272 Wisconsin Avenue

Regal Hyattsville Royale Stadium 14 6505 America Blvd.

The Apparition (PG-13) CC/DVS: 2:30-4:40-6:55-9:35 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:00-4:00-7:30-10:30 The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (G) CC-Closed Captions: 1:10-3:30-6:30 Premium Rush (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:20-4:10-7:00-9:50 The Expendables 2 (R) CC/DVS: 1:25-3:55-7:20-9:55 ParaNorman (PG) OC-Open Caption: 4:40-9:40 The Possession (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:45-4:05-8:00-10:25 The Campaign (R) CC/DVS: 1:05-3:15-5:25-7:50-10:10 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:30-5:10-9:00 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) CC-Closed Captions: 2:00-5:00-7:45-10:20 ParaNorman 3D (PG) CC;RealD 3D: (!) 2:20-7:05 Lawless (R) CC-Closed Captions: 1:40-4:20-7:10-10:05 Thunderstruck (PG) CC/DVS: 8:55 Hit & Run (R) 1:35-4:35-7:40-10:15 Sparkle (PG-13) 1:15-4:15-7:15-10:10 2016: Obama's America (PG) 1:50-4:30-6:50-9:20

Regal Majestic 20 & IMAX 900 Ellsworth Drive

Marvel's The Avengers (PG-13) Digital Projection: 7:30-11:00 The Dark Knight Rises: The IMAX Experience (PG-13) IMAX: (!) 12:15-3:50-7:25-10:50 Premium Rush (PG-13) OC-Open Caption: 12:30-7:45 ParaNorman 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 2:10-7:40 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) 1:20-4:20-7:20-10:35 The Expendables 2 (R) 1:55-4:25-7:05-8:40-9:50 The Possession (PG-13) 12:25-1:10-2:55-4:00-5:30-6:40-8:20-9:20-10:40 ParaNorman (PG) 11:50-4:35-10:15 The Campaign (R) 4:05-6:20-8:45-11:05 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) 3:05-6:35-10:05 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) 12:20-2:50-5:40-8:30 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) 2:40-5:05-7:55-10:45 Hope Springs (PG-13) 12:55-6:00 Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG) 12:40 Hit & Run (R) 1:30-4:10-6:50-9:30 Brave (PG) 1:45-5:00 Lawless (R) 12:45-3:30-6:15-9:00 Sparkle (PG-13) 12:00-2:35-5:15-8:10-10:55 Red Hook Summer (R) 3:15-8:55 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (PG) 12:05 2016: Obama's America (PG) 12:10-2:30-4:45-7:00-9:15 Thunderstruck (PG) 1:40 Celeste and Jesse Forever (R) 11:55-2:20-4:55-7:10-9:40 The Apparition (PG-13) 1:05-3:25-5:45-8:05-10:25 Premium Rush (PG-13) 3:00-5:20-10:10 The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (G) 12:50-3:40-6:25

www.regalcinemas.com

Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse 2903 Columbia Pike

http://www.arlingtondrafthouse.com/

Marvel's The Avengers (PG-13) 7:10 Prometheus (R) 9:50

Regal Ballston Common 12 671 N. Glebe Road

www.regalcinemas.com

Marvel's The Avengers (PG-13) CC/DVS: 3:30-7:05 Brave (PG) CC/DVS: 1:20-4:00-7:00 The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (G) CC-Closed Captions: 2:40-5:10-7:20 Total Recall (PG-13) CC/DVS: 6:20 Premium Rush (PG-13) CC/DVS: 2:10-4:55-7:25 The Expendables 2 (R) CC/DVS: 2:50-5:20-8:00 Moonrise Kingdom (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions: 6:30 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) CC/DVS: 3:40-7:40 ParaNorman (PG) OC-Open Caption: 4:50 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) CC/DVS: 1:10-4:05 Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG) CC/DVS: 1:00-3:50 ParaNorman 3D (PG) CC;RealD 3D: (!) 2:20-7:10 Lawless (R) CC-Closed Captions: 1:50-4:25-7:00 Celeste and Jesse Forever (R) CC-Closed Captions: 2:30-5:00-7:30 Hit & Run (R) 3:00-5:40-8:10 Thunderstruck (PG) CC/DVS: 1:05

Regal Kingstowne 16 5910 Kingstowne Towne Center

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:20-4:20-7:20-10:20 The Possession (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 1:00-3:15-5:30-7:45-10:05 The Campaign (R) Digital Presentation: 1:05-3:20-5:35-7:50-9:50 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) Digital Presentation: 1:30-4:00-6:30-9:10 Hope Springs (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:45-4:10-6:35-9:00 2016: Obama's America (PG) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:50-3:10-5:25-7:40-10:00

Marvel's The Avengers (PG-13) Digital Projection: 6:15-9:25 Premium Rush (PG-13) OC-Open Caption: 4:10-9:00 ParaNorman 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 5:10-9:55 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) 12:45-3:45-6:50-9:50 The Possession (PG-13) 12:40-3:00-5:20-8:00-10:20 The Expendables 2 (R) 12:20-2:45-5:15-7:45-10:15 ParaNorman (PG) 12:25-2:50-7:35 The Campaign (R) 3:10-5:25-7:50-10:10 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) 12:30-4:15-8:10 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) 12:00-2:25-4:55-7:20-9:45 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) 12:15 Hope Springs (PG-13) 2:40-5:05-7:25-10:00 Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG) 12:10 Hit & Run (R) 1:25-4:05-6:40-9:10 Lawless (R) 1:05-4:00-7:10-10:05 Sparkle (PG-13) 8:55 2016: Obama's America (PG) 12:05-2:20-4:35-7:00-9:20 Celeste and Jesse Forever (R) 1:15-3:40-6:20-8:45 Thunderstruck (PG) 12:50 The Apparition (PG-13) 2:30-4:40-6:55-9:35 Premium Rush (PG-13) 1:30-6:35 Brave (PG) 1:00-3:25 The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (G) 12:00-2:10-4:20-6:30

AMC Hoffman Center 22

Regal Potomac Yard 16

Marvel's The Avengers (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 7:05-10:15 Brave (PG) Digital Presentation: 11:10-1:50-4:25 The Apparition (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 6:05-8:25 The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (G) Digital Presentation: 11:05-1:30-3:55 Premium Rush (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:45-3:20-5:50-8:20 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:50-5:05-8:15 The Possession (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 11:50-1:20-2:20-4:00-4:40-6:30-7:30-8:50-10:05 Total Recall (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:35-7:55 The Expendables 2 (R) Digital Presentation: 11:45-2:25-6:10-8:40 ParaNorman (PG) Digital Presentation: 3:35-8:35 The Campaign (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video;Digital Presentation: 11:00-1:253:50-6:15-8:30 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:40-4:20-8:10 The Dark Knight Rises: The IMAX Experience (PG-13) Digital Presentation;IMAX: 11:55-3:30-7:10 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) Digital Presentation: 11:20-2:00-4:40-7:25-10:10 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) Digital Presentation: 1:45 Hope Springs (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:10-2:40-5:20-8:05 Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video;Digital Presentation: 1:10-3:40 Lawless (R) Digital Presentation: 1:00-4:05-7:00-9:45

Marvel's The Avengers (PG-13) Digital Projection: 6:40-9:45 Premium Rush (PG-13) OC-Open Caption: 5:00-9:50 ParaNorman 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 4:20-9:10 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) 3:15-6:20-9:25-9:55 The Expendables 2 (R) 2:50-5:25-8:00-10:30 The Possession (PG-13) 2:15-4:45-7:10-9:35 ParaNorman (PG) 1:50-6:50 The Campaign (R) 1:30-4:00-6:10-8:20-10:30 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) 2:35-6:05-9:40 Hope Springs (PG-13) 1:35-4:05-6:35-9:05 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) 1:25-3:55-6:25-9:00 Hit & Run (R) 1:40-4:30-7:40-10:15 Lawless (R) 2:00-4:40-7:20-10:00 Sparkle (PG-13) 2:20-5:10-7:50-10:30 2016: Obama's America (PG) 2:10-4:50-7:00-9:15 Thunderstruck (PG) 1:00 The Apparition (PG-13) 3:10-5:20-7:50-10:10 Premium Rush (PG-13) 2:30-7:25 Brave (PG) 1:15-3:45 The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (G) 1:10-3:20-5:30-7:45

VIRGINIA

AMC Courthouse Plaza 8 2150 Clarendon Blvd.

206 Swamp Fox Rd.

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:50-3:55-7:10 The Expendables 2 (R) CC/DVS: 1:20-4:40-7:20 ParaNorman (PG) OC-Open Caption: 4:20 The Campaign (R) CC/DVS: 4:30-7:40 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:00-3:15-6:50 The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) CC-Closed Captions: 1:50-4:50-7:35 Hope Springs (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:10-4:10-6:40 Lawless (R) CC-Closed Captions: 1:40-4:20-7:30 ParaNorman 3D (PG) CC;RealD 3D: (!) 1:20-6:35 Thunderstruck (PG) CC/DVS: 1:00 Hit & Run (R) 1:30-4:10-7:50 2016: Obama's America (PG) 1:30-4:15-7:00

Hit & Run (R) Digital Presentation: 4:30-7:15-9:40 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (PG) Digital Presentation: 11:40-2:05 Sparkle (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:50-3:45-4:45-6:40-7:40-9:20 Beasts of the Southern Wild (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 12:05-2:35-5:107:50-10:10 Red Hook Summer (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 4:35 ParaNorman 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 1:05-6:00 2016: Obama's America (PG) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 11:45-2:10-4:50-7:45-10:05 Thunderstruck (PG) Digital Presentation: 1:15-3:40

www.AMCTheatres.com

www.AMCTheatres.com

3575 Jefferson Davis Highway

www.regalcinemas.com


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implications of this enormous reptile,

to present day on Earth, “Titanoboa:

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mine, scientists uncovered 65-millionyear-old remains of the largest snake in the world. Measuring 48 feet long and weighing 2,500 pounds, this massive predator could crush and devour a crocodile. Fossil plants and animals found at the site reveal the earliest known rain forest, the lost world that

National Museum of the American Indian: “A Song for the Horse Nation,” explore the relationship between Native Americans and their horses in this exhibit, which will include a lifesize mannequin of a horse in full beaded regalia, rifles and a Sioux tepee, Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW;

202-633-1000, Nmai.si.edu. National Museum of Women in the Arts: “25 x 25: Artists’ Books From the NMWA Collection,” through Sept. 16. “A Museum of Their Own: 25 Years of NMWA History,” the museum’s history is illustrated through documents, printed matter and photographs selected from the institution’s archives, “New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Chakaia Booker,” internationally renowned sculptor Chakaia Booker exhibits her rubber-tire-based sculpture outside the museum along New York Avenue as part of a series of changing installations of contemporary works by women artists,

Ongoing exhibits: artworks by renowned

anniversary of the Girl Scouts are on

female artists, 1250 New York Ave. NW;

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Union Generals,” studio portraits by one

National Portrait Gallery: “A Will of Their Own: Judith Sargent Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic,” seven portraits of women who figured prominently during and after the American Revolution, “Juliette Gordon Low and the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts,” to mark the centennial of the Girl Scouts, a portrait of Juliet Gordon Low, the group’s founder, a patent award, a membership pin and photographs of Low when she commemorated the 10th

of the most famous photographers of the Civil War, “One Life: Amelia Earhart,” timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of her disappearance, this one-room exhibition will bring together a selection of portraits of Earhart in all artistic mediums, “Portraiture Now: Asian-American Portraits of Encounter,” portraits by seven Asian American artists that capture the complexities of being Asian in America, through Oct. 14. “The Confederate Sketches of Adalbert Volck,” sketches by the German-born

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Special Exhibition On View Through Dec 30 Prêt-à-Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave Enter a world of splendor where Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave crumples, pleats, and paints ordinary paper to recreate fashion history’s most iconic costumes and designs, all on view for the first time in Washington, D.C.

9>7HB?;:7B;ÊID;MI>EM at Touchstone Gallery is a bit fixated on the number eight: “Color Grids” features several paintings with intersecting colorful stripes — often, as in “Chesapeake Waterman,” above, in groups of eight.

evoke watery imagery in such a hard matrix as a copper plate or a block of wood, through Sept. 14. 1220 31st St. NW; 202-965-1818, Oldprintgallery.com. Torpedo Factory Art Center/Art League Gallery: “September AllMedia Exhibit,” a juried exhibit by Art League member artists, featuring works in a variety of media, through Oct. 1. “Microcosms,” embellished with acrylics and ink by Theresa Esterlund, through Oct. 1. All-Media Membership Show, diverse works by Art League Gallery artists, through Oct. 1. Art League Gallery, Room 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria; 703-683-1780, Theartleague.org. Touchstone: “Color Grids,” Charlie Dale showcases his newest series of geometric abstract paintings, through Sept. 30. “Seen/Unseen,” Rosemary Luckett’s road trip-inspired monotypes and sculptural works are put on display, through Sept. 30. 901 New York Ave. NW; 202-347-2787, Touchstonegallery.com. U.S. Botanic Garden: “Savage Gardens: The Real and Imaginary World of Carnivorous Plants,” an exhibit of carnivorous plants, including the famed Venus flytrap, through Oct. 8. 100 Maryland Ave. SW; 202-225-8333, Usbg.gov.

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LAST CHANCE A Maze: Rorschach Theatre’s show explores the intersection of art, life and obsession, through Sun., $25, $15 students and seniors. Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE; 202-399-7993, Atlasarts.org. SATURDAY ONLY American Tall Tales: opens Sat., $7, $6 seniors, students and children. Montgomery College, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville; 240-567-5301, Montgomerycollege.edu/pac. LAST CHANCE August: Osage County: Keegan Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning tragicomedy about a highly dysfunctional family, through Sat., $35, $30 seniors and students. Church Street Theater, 1742 Church St. NW; 703892-0202, Keegantheatre.com. Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo: An Iraqi gardener, two Marines and, yes, a tiger walk the streets of Baghdad and consider life after war in this darkly humorous show, through Sept. 30, $26$63. Round House Theatre, 4545 East West Hwy., Bethesda; 240-644-1100, Roundhousetheatre.org. Body Awareness: Tension grows in the Continued on page E22

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Tues–Sat, 10:30am & 12:30pm Sun, September 16, 2:30pm Join a docent-led tour to explore the fascinating history of the gardens and identify the scores of plants.

September 16, 1–5pm Spend the final Sunday of summer taking a leisurely stroll through the gardens and Mansion, and enjoy the exhibition Prêt-à-Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave.

Preschooler Series: Fanciful Heroes September 13, 20 & 27, 10:30–11:15am Hunt for dragons, make a hero’s cape, and explore a fantastical world of adventure in the Mansion Limited to 10 children ages 2–5 each with one accompanying adult.

Gay Day September 15, 10am–6pm Hillwood celebrates 11 years of uniting with the GLBT community. Begin the day with a morning garden party for families and segue into afternoon festivities including behind the scenes peeks into the collection, refreshments, and entertainment.

Nuit de la Mode September 22, 6:30–9:30pm Glitter and shine at this chic gathering of fashion, culture, and art presented in partnership with Alliance Française de Washington and Art Soirée. For more information, visit hillwoodmuseum.org, francedc.org, or theartsoiree.com.

Museum Day September 29, 10am–5pm Celebrate National Museum Day with free admission to Hillwood, during this annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine. For Museum Day tickets, visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday. Subject to availability.

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16th St. NW; 800-494-8497, Theaterj.org. LAST CHANCE Goldfish Thinking: There’s only a short window to experience the work of theater company Longacre Lea, which only stages one, often mind-bending production per year. This world premiere installment follows

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6th Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Program: John F. Kennedy 1917–1963 Charles Guggenheim’s John F. Kennedy 1917–1963 captures JFK’s humor, eloquence, leadership, and courage facing challenges at home and abroad. Following the film, panel discussion moderated by Timothy Naftali with Harris Wofford and Jay Lash Cassidy. Thursday, September 27, at 7 p.m.

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the william g. mcgowan theater The Constitution Turns 225: Happy Birthday, U.S. Constitution! Panel Discussion: Professor Akhil Amar and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Presented in partnership with the Federalist Society and the Constitutional Accountability Center. Wednesday, September 12, at 7 p.m. An Evening with Historical Artist Mort Künstler Panel Discussion: Mort Künstler and Laurie Norton Moffatt, director of the Norman Rockwell, Museum discuss his career, inspirations, and historical research. Presented in partnership with the Congressional Battlefield Caucus. Thursday September 13, at 7 p.m. The Constitution and the War of 1812 2012 Claude Moore Lecture: Journalist Roger Mudd moderates with panelists Pietro Nivola, Benjamin Wittes, and Peter Kastor. Presented in partnership with the Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier and the Brookings Institution. Wednesday, September 19, at 7 p.m. National Archives, Special Events Entrance Constitution Avenue at 7th Street Archives/Navy Memorial Metro • 202-357-5000 Visit www.archives.gov/nae for more information and to discover an exciting lineup of noontime programs!

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Metrostage.org. LAST CHANCE Little Shop of Horrors: A mysterious plant with a hunger for human flesh helps a shy young man win over his crush, through Sun., $39$54. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 OlneySandy Spring Rd., Olney; 301-924-3400, Olneytheatre.org. Read: White and Blue: Psalmayene 24 and the Hueman Prophets use hip-hop to explore rifts between social classes, through Sept. 23, $15, $12 students and seniors. Flashpoint, 916 G St. NW; 202315-1305, Culturaldc.org. Reals: Theater Alliance presents a show in which a costumed vigilante questions his view of justice when he meets other crime fighters, through Sept. 16, $20-$35, $20-$25 seniors. H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE; 202-5440703, Hstreetplayhouse.com. Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins: Our guess is Molly Ivins would be pleased: Kathleen Turner comes to Arena to take on the bravado, smarts and tough skin of the late Texas newspaper columnist. Ivins’ was a highly regarded writer, who will come to life in this show, which weaves personal anecdotes with a look at politics. Watch out, D.C. The play runs through Oct. 28, through Oct. 28, $79-$109. Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW; 202-488-3300, Arenastage.org. SUNDAY ONLY Rock of Ages: One of the longest running shows on Broadway, the musical features ’80s rock music and recently sparked a major motion picture, opens Sun., $25-$42. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna; 703-255-1900, Wolftrap.org. Shear Madness: The audience joins the fun in this performance based on a murder in a hair salon, through Oct. 10, $48. Kennedy Center, Family Theater, 2700 F St. NW; 202-467-4600, Kennedycenter.org. Taking Steps: Mayhem ensues as six Brits run around a former brothel. Staged by Constellation Theatre Company, through Oct. 7, $20-$45. Source, 1835 14th St. NW; 202-204-7800, Sourcedc.org. The 39 Steps: Through Sept. 30. Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick; 301-694-4744,

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Madness” — we’re not kidding; it’s been in performance at the Kennedy Center since 1987 — is a touristpleasing whodunnit set in a sassy hair salon. The twist is different every night, since the audience gets to vote on which ending they’d like to see.

Marylandensemble.org. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas: Signature Theatre kicks off its season with the much-loved Tonywinning musical about a reporter’s crusade against a Texas brothel. The show stars Helen Hayes winner Sherri Edelen as brassy madam Miss Mona Stangley, through Oct. 7, $62-$86. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington; 703-820-9771, Signature-theatre.org. The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity: The Pulitzer Prize finalist about an up-and-coming pro wrestler taking on the current champ is staged, through Sept. 30, $35-$67.50. Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW; 202-393-3939, Woollymammoth.net. The Temperamentals: Set in the early ’50s, the play examines the relationship of Harry Hay and Rudi Gernreich as they built a gay-rights organization, through Sept. 16, $33-$40, $31-$38 seniors, $15 students. Rep Stage, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia; 443-518-1500, Repstage.org. Time Stands Still: A married war journalist and war photographer struggle with the decision to pursue a more conventional lifestyle, through Oct. 7, $10-$50. Everyman Theatre, 1727 N. Charles St., Baltimore; 410-752-2208, Everymantheatre.org.


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Civic Pride Group Portraits from Amsterdam Through March 11, 2017 West Building Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington. The exhibition is made possible by the Hata Foundation.This program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the Netherlands Cultural Services and through the generosity of Mrs. Henry H. Weldon.

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Elegance and Refinement

Citizens of the Republic

The Still-Life Paintings of Willem van Aelst

Portraits from the Dutch Golden Age

Through October 14, 2012 West Building Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation. The exhibition is made possible by The Exhibition Circle of the National Gallery of Art. This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

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Willem van Aelst, Still Life with Fruit, Nuts, Butterflies, and Other Insects on a Ledge, c. 1677, oil on canvas, Candy and Greg Fazakerley • Bartholomeus van der Helst, The Governors of the Kloveniersdoelen, 1655, oil on canvas, Amsterdam Museum • François-Anne David after Caspar Netscher, Caspar Netscher with His Family (detail), 1772, engraving, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Department of Image Collections, Kraus Collection

Through February 3, 2013 West Building Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

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Cki_Y Nicki Minaj specializes in rhymes that blow your hair back, but her latest verse delivers a fresh shock. “I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney,” she raps on “Mercy,” a Lil Wayne song that went online Monday. Don’t update that iPod playlist just yet, Paul Ryan. Couched in hallucinogenic sex talk and rhymes about chilling on the beach with zombies, this doesn’t seem like a political endorsement so much as a game of “Look at me!” — a stunt that should smell funny and familiar to anyone who witnessed Minaj’s performance-slash-mockexorcism at the Grammy Awards in February. But Minaj’s words still underscore President Barack Obama’s wobbly relationship with the greater world of hip-hop. In 2008, enthusiastic lyrical endorsements came spilling from Jay-Z, Nas, Common, Ludacris, Lupe Fiasco and other rappers cheering Obama’s run for the White House in song. Four years later, the hip-hop community has its share of Obama supporters, Obama detractors, ambivalent shoulder-shruggers and, with Minaj, an emerging pro-zombie, pro-Romney bloc. In 2008, Young Jeezy’s zeitgeisty single “My President” made an

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I can’t believe it took me four years to find out about “Childrens Hospital.” I recently heard series creator Rob Corddry talk about it on “The Daily Show,” tuned in, and developed a bad case of “Childrens Hospital” fever. The show, which launched season 4 in August (Adult Swim, Thursdays, midnight), is, of course, set in a children’s hospital named for its founder, Arthur Childrens. The chief doctor, Chief, is a hunched woman in a walker. Her voice 8oCWhY sounds so familiar. I_bl[h OMG, it’s Megan Mullally! When she isn’t awaiting the Rapture, Chief performs brain surgery, including a successful operation on herself to cure an ailment that made her spontaneously burst into song. Sadly, she was struck by a car while doing a celebratory dance. This season, “Madonna” (portrayed by a broad-shouldered man in a wig) dropped by, hoping to write a song that transforms doctors from unsung heroes to “sung heroes by singing about them.” Corddry plays Blake, above, a doctor with clown paint on his face and a butterfly-shaped blood stain on his scrubs. Thank you, “Dr. Blake,” for cooking up a hospital sitcomedydramedy that TV hospital show fans could never have dared dream of.

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Petworth. “Street art is definitely an underrated form of art, usually looked down upon,” said JeanPierre, who helped Udofia with the Ben’s mural. “But it’s hard to look down upon street art when you see big murals like this.” There may be more visible murals around the city, but the location of this one is paramount. Ben’s is arguably the most important landmark that represents the District’s native culture. Over the past 10 years, it has been ground zero as a window into the gentrification of the city. But long before Obama made an appearance with then-Mayor Adrian Fenty, Ben’s was serving people like Tonya Garner. Garner stood outside and marveled at the nearly completed painting last week. She surveyed it and declared herself a fan. “I prefer for the government money to be spent for a beautiful mural rather than just cleaning up graffiti,” she said. “It’s awesome. I love it.”

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‘I Grudgingly Accept My Place in This Tourist Trap’ Ellen DeGeneres got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, E! reported. “I spent my entire career trying to conduct myself in a certain way making sure no one walks all over me, only to get to a point where people are going to walk all over me,” she quipped. Spectators included Ryan Seacrest and Jimmy Kimmel. (EXPRESS)

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Nazanin Boniadi, the woman allegedly chosen by the Church of Scientology to be Tom Cruise’s girlfriend in 2004, was punished after their breakup for talking about the relationship, an unnamed source told Radaronline .com. “She was forced to clean toilets with a toothbrush … amongst other chores,” working as many as 15 hours a day, the source said.

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Patti LaBelle has agreed to pay $100,000 to a Manhattan woman who accused LaBelle of hurling curses and a bottle of water at her and her baby during a dustup over parenting in an apartment building lobby. Roseanna Monk and her husband, Kevin, filed a lawsuit against LaBelle last year. The couple’s lawyer said LaBelle settled the case before being deposed. (AP)

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